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Do your University Essays say something about you?
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Do your University Essays say something about you?

February 12th, 2009

When you’re writing your first university essay you’ll generally not really understand how you write and what you will need to add to your essay to make it award-winning great. I looked at an essay the other day, which I wrote at the start of my very first year at university, and I look back […]

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Ghost towns are upon us!
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Ghost towns are upon us!

July 21st, 2008

I’ve been to a few universities here in the UK over the past couple of weeks. Some have been like ghost towns with not many students really anywhere. Whereas other universities, especially city based ones, have been vibrant and busy like little towns – some of them have been the busiest I’ve seen! Most of […]

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What is RSS, and how can I use it? Student Rss
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What is RSS, and how can I use it? Student Rss

November 4th, 2007

The image to the left is that of an RSS button, an image that you will find on most blogs, but, what is it and how does it work? Today at R2G I’m going to go through a step-by-step process of what the funny orange button is, what feed readers are, what software you can […]

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University Dean suspended for Plagiarism
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University Dean suspended for Plagiarism

October 30th, 2007

Today I was taking a look through the education section of the Guardian site – education.guardian.co.uk. The site is UK-based and predominantly for UK students, but does cover an array of information for students throughout the world. It seems, recently, that I’ve been reading more and more on plagiarism in the academic arena than ever […]

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Looking for love or looking for a career?
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Looking for love or looking for a career?

October 23rd, 2007

When is the time right? Hmm, to find love? – Anytime, and this I will leave until a later stage ;-). If you’re thinking about looking into your future job/career, after you graduate, then you need to look NOW! Partying is a good option and having lots of fun at uni is an absolute must […]

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Uni Libraries  –  I’m all confused!
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Uni Libraries – I’m all confused!

October 22nd, 2007

University libraries are generally extensive and are located in huge buildings, like Newcastle University Library (UK) in the picture to the left. With thousands of students on campus each day, studying a wide array of subjects, the library has to stock a vast amount of material. If you think of the course you are on, […]

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Treat College/University as your 9 – 5 job
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Treat College/University as your 9 – 5 job

October 17th, 2007

Heard this one alot huh? So did I when I was studying for my first degree and still do today, even though I work all the hours under the sun (and after it goes down too!). But creating a schedule to commit yourself to is a must. Treating your university life as a 9-5 job […]

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Blog Action Day – How can students help the environment
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Blog Action Day – How can students help the environment

October 15th, 2007

Today is Blog action day – where thousands of blogs produce a post on one topic – this year it is ‘the environment’. Millions of students are studying at the moment and if only a fraction of us where to cut down our usage of energy and recycle more, then we could really make a […]

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Lectures – are they really worth the time?
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Lectures – are they really worth the time?

October 10th, 2007

Lectures come in all shapes and forms, and they differ from lecturer to lecturer; university to university and even country to country. They can be ‘produced’ through a professor ‘lecturing to students’ and students sitting and taking notes, through interaction between everyone, through to a guest lecturer providing valuable information in your subject field. Do […]

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